Empowering Students with Executive Functioning Weaknesses: By Dr. Erica Warren

One of the best ways to empower students with executive functioning challenges is to help them embrace and utilize their best ways of processing. Each person understands the world around them in […]

Can Playing Video Games Make Your Child Think Faster?

We did this research to help us learn about whether playing games such as Guitar Hero, Dance Dance Revolution, or Rock Band could help children to become faster and more […]

Beyond Games: Can You Teach a Child to Keep Track of Time?

There is something special about getting lost in an activity and losing track of time. Being absorbed in what you are doing can reflect a sense of mindfulness and being […]

Module 2: The LW4K Method

LearningWorks Live Instructor TrainingModule 2Generalizations and Transfer Psychologists define generalization as the transfer of an action learned in one setting to a different setting, so that individuals are fully able [...]

Screen Time for 10- and 11-Year-old Children

How much screen time is good for your 10- or 11-year-old child? Should you allow your child to own a cell phone? Should the child be able to navigate YouTube […]

Do Kids Learn From Video Game and Screen Time?

Throughout the 1990’s and the first decade of the 21st century, most educators,  pediatricians, psychologists, and other child care professionals viewed video-game play as a waste of time. While early […]

Parenting ADHD

Thank you for attending The Parenting ADHD Summit! Below you'll find links to more information on some of the topics we discussed in the summit. Coming Soon: LearningWorks Live!Small-Group Live [...]

Why Your Child Isn’t Reaching Their Potential

Parents frequently take their children to psychologists because their kids are struggling, failing in school, unable to control their impulses, sad and anxious, or without friends. However, many parents also […]

Classroom Strategies to Improve Executive Functions: Progressing from Accommodations to Mastery

Historically, disorders of executive functioning were thought to be a direct result of some form of mild brain disorder. From this perspective, activities, strategies, and training in executive skills had […]

A Guide to the Science of Video Games and Learning: Generalization and Far Transfer

There is a wealth of scientific evidence that video games and other digitally-based brain-training tools can enhance learning. However, clinicians should be aware that while these tools are not the […]